Medical errors cause over 250,000 deaths in the United States annually and are the country's third leading cause of death.
Medical Malpractice Claims in Florida
No medical treatment or procedure guarantees 100% effectiveness. However, you expect the doctors, nurses, psychiatrists, dentists, and other healthcare professionals to abide by a certain minimum standard of care. Medical professionals can be held liable for their actions under Florida law when they fail to maintain a reasonable standard of care and if their negligent actions cause an injury.
Injured victims have the right to pursue a medical malpractice claim for financial compensation. The experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Carlson Meissner & Hayslett handle medical negligence cases involving:
- Treatment errors
- Surgical/surgeon errors
- Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
- Nursing errors
- Emergency room errors
- Transfusion errors
- Negligence during surgery
- Birth injuries
- Improper reading of x-rays or MRIs
- Pharmacy or medication errors
- Surgery on the wrong limb or organ
- Delayed diagnosis or mismanagement of cancer
Florida medical malpractice attorneys know that numerous residents are killed annually due to medical negligence and malpractice. If you or someone you love suffered a severe injury due to medical malpractice, contact the seasoned personal injury attorneys at Carlson Meissner & Hayslett to maximize your financial recovery and attain justice.